Traveling by train from Lausanne to Zurich and back

Public Transport

The train is an SBB long-distance IC train running on high-voltage Swiss electricity. The travel distance is 348 km. The trains has a life span of 40 years and an average passenger capacity of 392. The emissions are calculated for one passenger and include the construction, maintenance, and dismantling of the railways, the train, and the train stations, as well as the consumption of electricity.

Carbon footprint breakdown

Train 10.80%
Railways 70.92%
Train station 8.10%
Abrasion tracks/wheels/brakes 1.59%
Electricity 8.59%

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